Historical Events In August - 14
Friday, 03 July 2020
0410 On August - 14 alaric sacks Rome
0554 On this day in history ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy
0582 On August - 14 tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor
1167 Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
1183 Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.
1248 On this day in history construction of Cologne Cathedral begun
1281 Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.
1385 On this day in history portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence
1385 Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on this day in history.
1395 Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden on August - 14.
1433 On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76
1457 On this day in history oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg)
1498 Columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela on this day in history.
1551 On August - 14 turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli
1552 On this day in history fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher
1559 On this day in history spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla
1585 On this day in history queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands
1587 On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49
1597 On August - 14 cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
1598 On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English
1624 Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on August - 14.
1626 On August - 14 daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher
1636 On August - 14 spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens
1642 On this day in history able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia
1642 Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723) on this day in history.
1652 Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1675 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on this day in history.
1678 On August - 14 battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange
1687 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.
1688 Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on August - 14.
1714 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.
1727 On this day in history henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)
1727 William Croft, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1737 On August - 14 charles Hutton, mathematician